# How far is Chișinău from Bucharest?

The distance between Bucharest (Aurel Vlaicu International Airport) and Chișinău (Chișinău International Airport) is 216 miles / 348 kilometers / 188 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Bucharest (BBU) to Chișinău (KIV) is 272 miles / 437 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 16 minutes.

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## Distance from Bucharest to Chișinău

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Bucharest to Chișinău. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 216.228 miles
• 347.985 kilometers
• 187.897 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 216.040 miles
• 347.683 kilometers
• 187.734 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Bucharest to Chișinău?

The estimated flight time from Aurel Vlaicu International Airport to Chișinău International Airport is 54 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Chișinău International Airport (KIV)

On average, flying from Bucharest to Chișinău generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 57 kilograms equals 125 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Bucharest to Chișinău

See the map of the shortest flight path between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Chișinău International Airport (KIV).

## Airport information

Origin Aurel Vlaicu International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: BBU
ICAO Code: LRBS
Coordinates: 44°30′11″N, 26°6′7″E
Destination Chișinău International Airport
City: Chișinău
Country: Moldova
IATA Code: KIV
ICAO Code: LUKK
Coordinates: 46°55′39″N, 28°55′51″E